Changes to care services for seniors

From 1 July 2015 changes will be introduced to the support and care services provided for older people who prefer to continue to live independently in their own homes but need help with daily tasks. Help and care that may be provided include domestic assistance, social support, meals, therapy services, transport, personal care, nursing, etc.

The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) will be launched adopting an approach based on the concepts of wellness and 'reablement'.

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Photo above: The Pelican Man by Roger Smith via Flickr

SA Unleashed 3-5 July 2015

Unleashed is South Australia’s annual open data competition, part of the national GovHack competition.

The competition brings together anyone who has an interest in unlocking the potential of data, including entrepreneurs, coders, web and application developers, graphic designers, journalists and researchers. Teams work together to create new mashups, data visualisations and apps using open data from government, research and industry.

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Diary dates for June

5 June 2015 - World Environment Day
26 June 2015 - National Whale Day
8 June 2015 - World Oceans Day
11 June 2015 - On Your Feet Australia
12 June 2015 - National Buddy Day
14 June 2015 - World Blood Donor Day
14-20 June 2015 - Refugee Week
18 June - 17 July 2015 - Ramadan 
21 June 2015 - MND Global Day
22-28 June 2015 - World Continence Week
29 June 2015 - World Scleroderma Day
30 June 2015 - Social Media Day

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